Where the higher totals fall will be important for river flooding. How much falls and duration will be important for flash flooding. Two separate issues. Although produced simply as tools, in recent years, the katagami themselves have come to be appreciated as remarkable and beautiful objects in their own right. The designs on the stencils amount to more that decoration. Whether it be evoking a season, carrying wishes for longevity and good fortune or containing an entire folk story, every katagami has a story to tell about the fashion and culture of Japan at the time of its creation and use..
“Traditional” meats are prepared with artificial nitrates and nitrites and can have all sorts of artificial ingredients.”Uncured” and “naturally cured” meats are prepared without artificial nitrites and nitrates, but they could still have other artificial ingredients.”Natural” meats are minimally processed, with no artificial flavors, colors, ingredients or chemical preservatives. But, again, that doesn’t mean they don’t contain nitrates and nitrites.”No added nitrites or nitrates” usually means that the preservatives are natural, not chemical. But they’re still in there..
My cap gun went flying out of the holster and into the street. Cars were coming behind us, so I was sure one of them would run over it. I could see underneath the car with the wheels bouncing and spinning swiftly. Interest in entomophagy the fancy term for insect eating as the future of protein seems to come and go in waves. We in the middle of a surge now. An NPR story last Thursday suggests humor or clever re branding might be the ticket to overcoming American squeamishness.
If wine were considered as a Roman anagram, the Latinquid est veritas, translated as is truth, should prompt the response, this honest wine. Try this instead,Est virqui adest, in other words, is this man here. The winemaker, the vintner, the cooperative, the winery working for the man.
In order to put this tree reverence business in perspective, a short digression is hopefully excusable here. Imbuing trees with special significance as embodying the spirit of a place, a powerful person such as a king, or even a whole tribe, goes back a long way in our traditions. In neighbouring Celtic Gaul they called such a sacred tree a bile.
Antique books are always a pretty edition to a shelf or display; the old fashioned covers and spines can look lovely lined up together. But if you’ve got a large collection that you’re hoping to do something a bit different with, I love what someone has done above. Take your books, opening them to pages with your favourite quote, or a pretty illustration, and create an art piece of the book montage.